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Change A Comin’

Clifton Heights residents push back against developments they say are changing the character of their neighborhood

· Dec 17, 2014 09:34 am

Cincinnati City Council on Dec. 10 opened the door for a controversial project in the neighborhood by approving a crucial zoning change that would allow Rhode Island-based Gilbane Development Co. to build a six-story apartment building aimed at students on a site once occupied by a sprawling historic mansion on West McMillan Street. ...

Cranley Removes Planning Commission Head

· Dec 17, 2014 09:50 am

Mayor John Cranley recently announced he is replacing Planning Commission Chair Caleb Faux with former Pleasant Ridge Community Council President Dan Driehaus.
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Pileup at the Morgue

Time is running out for Hamilton County to upgrade its critically outdated morgue and crime lab

· Dec 17, 2014 10:08 am

Hamilton County commissioners have long agreed that something must be done about the cramped, 40-year-old morgue and crime lab — but there is little agreement on what, exactly, that something should be and how it will be funded. 
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Proposal Would Make Violence Against Homeless a Hate Crime

· Dec 17, 2014 09:57 am

A proposed city ordinance could add homeless people to groups protected by hate crime laws, making Cincinnati one of just three cities to do so. ...

Ringside Seats

Poised to repeat as a coveted swing state in 2016, national political conventions target Ohio

· Dec 10, 2014 09:40 am

The 2016 election will almost certainly be a knock-down, drag-out fight between Democrats looking to maintain the presidency and the GOP, which now controls both houses of Congress. ...

Local, National Protests Continue over Racial Injustices

· Dec 17, 2014 10:01 am

Protests in Cincinnati and across the country continue to take place over racially charged shooting deaths of unarmed black citizens and a lack of indictments for the police officers responsible for them. ...

Signs of Distrust

Local protesters rallied against more than just Ferguson

· Dec 3, 2014 09:53 am

A slew of recent police shootings involving white officers and unarmed blacks has led to renewed scrutiny on racial bias in law enforcement and how officers are held accountable when something suspect happens.  ...

 
 
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From the Copy Desk

In case you need a dictionary with the Dec. 17 issue of CityBeat

· Dec 18, 2014 10:51 am

Good late morning readers! It's time to take another look at the Words Nobody Uses or Knows in this week's issue and the general absurdities of the English language. I once spent a lot of time in Columbus teaching largely illiterate adults how to read and write English. (Most were recent immigrants ...

Morning News and Stuff

Council passes tax deals; big announcement on Music Hall; this coffee has a little something extra

· Dec 18, 2014 09:42 am

Hey y’all. Here’s a brief rundown of the news this morning before I have to fly out the door to cover a few things. • City Council yesterday voted to approve a number of property tax-related items we’ve already reported on. But here are the cliff notes. Among the bigger ones was a controvers...

Morning News and Stuff

$3 billion for friendlier flushing; Cleveland Browns wide receiver on Rice/Crawford shirt; state gun laws changing

· Dec 17, 2014 10:31 am

All right. Since today is a bit of a slow news day and because I’ve spent the past few days working on this week’s cover story and news feature along with several blogs and the trusty morning news, let’s play catch-up today and go through the week’s stories I didn’t get to earlier. Stop me...

 

Change A Comin’

Clifton Heights residents push back against developments they say are changing the character of their neighborhood

· Dec 17, 2014 09:34 am

Cincinnati City Council on Dec. 10 opened the door for a controversial project in the neighborhood by approving a crucial zoning change that would allow Rhode Island-based Gilbane Development Co. to build a six-story apartment building aimed at students on a site once occupied by a sprawling historic mansion on West McMillan Street. ...

Ringside Seats

Poised to repeat as a coveted swing state in 2016, national political conventions target Ohio

· Dec 10, 2014 09:40 am

The 2016 election will almost certainly be a knock-down, drag-out fight between Democrats looking to maintain the presidency and the GOP, which now controls both houses of Congress. ...

On Track

Advocates find diverse allies in the push for convenient rail service between Cincinnati and Chicago

· Nov 25, 2014 09:23 am

Other cities in the Midwest already offer daily rail service to Chicago. If Cincinnati doesn’t, it will get left behind economically. ...

Signs of Distrust

Local protesters rallied against more than just Ferguson

· Dec 3, 2014 09:53 am

A slew of recent police shootings involving white officers and unarmed blacks has led to renewed scrutiny on racial bias in law enforcement and how officers are held accountable when something suspect happens.  ...

Undue Burdens

Ohio’s abortion restrictions may face reckoning in federal court

· Nov 19, 2014 09:24 am

The state of Ohio could soon force Cincinnati’s last remaining clinic providing abortions to cease the procedure, leaving it the largest metropolitan area in the country without direct access to an abortion clinic. ...

Cease Fire

Citizen committee pushes for humane population control of white-tailed deer

· Nov 12, 2014 09:22 am

Since 2007, Cincinnati Parks has been actively managing herds of white-tailed deer through “lethal removal” in select urban parks across the region. ...

 
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